Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Dashi Zhang
    Pages 1-9
  3. Dashi Zhang
    Pages 31-48
  4. Dashi Zhang
    Pages 49-58
  5. Dashi Zhang
    Pages 59-90
  6. Dashi Zhang
    Pages 91-105
  7. Dashi Zhang
    Pages 107-114
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 115-123

About this book


This book explores how the traditional Chinese culture and business ownership influence corporate social responsibility in China. By comparing state-owned enterprises, private companies and multinational companies, it shows how corporate social responsibility is perceived and practiced at the corporate level in these companies. It also studies how intertwined company practices and the Chinese culture are, and how this relationship affects the business environment in China. Further, it highlights the value of economic factors in corporate social responsibility, and the influence of Chinese philosophy on corporate ethics. It is a valuable tool for researchers and academics wishing to understand the dynamics of corporate social responsibility in China and discover the significant influencing factors in China's business arena.


Business environment Company ownership in China Corporate social resposibility Chinese cultural practices Influence of Confucianism in business Influence of Mohism in business China's economic and political systems

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.MelbourneAustralia

About the authors

Dashi Zhang has a PhD in Communication and Media from RMIT University, Australia. She has several years of research experience in media, communication and culture. She has published several papers in these areas and has won various awards and honors for her works.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Corporate Social Responsibility in China
  • Book Subtitle Cultural and Ownership Influences on Perceptions and Practices
  • Authors Dashi Zhang
  • Series Title Communication, Culture and Change in Asia
  • Series Abbreviated Title Communication, Culture and Change in Asia
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Business and Management Business and Management (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-981-10-4824-1
  • Softcover ISBN 978-981-13-5241-6
  • eBook ISBN 978-981-10-4825-8
  • Series ISSN 2366-4665
  • Series E-ISSN 2366-4673
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XV, 123
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Corporate Social Responsibility
    Asian Business
    Asian Culture
    Business Ethics
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